Area Obituaries

Florine Stewart

Florine Skiles Stewart, 86 of Graysville, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018. She was a member of Hendon Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Stewart; son, Michael Stewart; daughter, Wanda Stewart Maness; parents, Arnold and Versie Hendon Skiles; several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. She is survived by her daughters,…

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Rita Hubbard

Rita Joyce Hubbard, age 57, of Dunlap, passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 5, 2018 at her home. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tonya Ellington; parents, Cecil and Rosie Howell; and brother, Ronnie Howell. She is survived by her husband, Chuck Hubbard; daughter, Candice Diane (Randy) Baross, Wichita, Kansas; son, James Michael Ellington,…

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Weldon Wright

Weldon Conrad Wright, 75, passed away on November 12, 2018. He was a resident of the Lone Oak community on Signal Mountain. Weldon was born on January 1, 1943 in Jamestown. He served in the Unites States Army, and he worked for the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway for 32 years. He was preceded in death by his…

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Walter Newlon

Walter Bruce Newlon, age 92, of Ellijay, Georgia, died Sunday November 11, 2018.   Mr. Newlon was born November 18, 1926 in Norwalk Ohio, the son of the late Guy Adams and Inez Vivian Barlow Newlon. He served in the US. Navy in WWII, in 1967 founded the Bruce Newlon Company and worked as a…

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Patrick Jones

Patrick Henry Jones, 86, of Dunlap, died in a Chattanooga hospital on Monday, November 12, 2018.    Mr. Jones was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.  He was an Army Veteran, serving in the Korean War and was a retired coal miner.    He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Josie Pearl…

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Thurman Hendon

Thurman “Churn” Hendon, age 78, of Dunlap, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his residence. He was affiliated with Highway 28 Church of God.    He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Edith Sutherland Hendon; son, Monty Hendon; four sisters, Fredia Hendon, Cathy Hendon, Evelyn Johnson and Patsy Smith. He is survived…

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Georgia Tate Fletcher Dishroon

Georgia Tate Fletcher Dishroon, 94, passed peacefully from this life on November 15, 2018 to be with the Lord in her forever home. She was born November 25, 1923 in Coalmont, Tennessee into a large and loving family. Georgia loved her family and loved the Lord. She enjoyed singing, traveling and gardening almost as much…

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Wilba Jean Nelson

Wilba Jean Nelson, 74, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She retired from the Kroger Company as a cake decorator and was a member of the Eagle’s Club in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.L. “Tony” Nelson; parents, Wilburn Rudolph…

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Wanda Douglas

Wanda Millard Douglas, 69, of Pikeville, died Friday, November 2, 2018.     She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Opal Smith Millard; brothers, Marvin and Ellis Millard; and sister, Phyllis Walters. Mrs. Douglas is survived by her husband of 52 years, Gary Douglas; daughter, Dawn (Darron) Cook and her grandson who…

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Richard Caldwell

Richard Ottis Caldwell, Sr., age 80, of Dunlap, passed away November 4, 2018 at Memorial Healthcare System. He was born April 20, 1938 in Daus, Tennessee, to Paul and Mary Bell LeVan Caldwell, Sr. who preceded him in death. At a young age of 22, he married his love, Christine Phillips, on August 31, 1960.…

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